Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Web Services skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Services over the 6 months to 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Services
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 +10 -30
Contract jobs citing Web Services 59 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.68% 4.47% 4.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.34% 14.29% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 39
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £309 £234 £261
90th Percentile £538 £522 £488
North East median daily rate £450 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +38.57% -7.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

Web Services is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 305 315 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.36% 31.31% 35.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 236 345
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +11.97% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £266 £292
90th Percentile £575 £538 £536
North East median daily rate £450 £393 £354
% change year-on-year +14.65% +10.95% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £44.25 £42.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +372.22% -66.97%
10th Percentile £25.48 £18.45 £8.75
90th Percentile £47.93 £46.75 £9.25
North East median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £15.07
% change year-on-year +2.35% +182.11% -44.20%

Web Services
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Web Services as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Services in Tyne and Wear

Web Services
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Services within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 50 £463 +42.31% 4
South Tyneside - 5 £400 -
Hebburn - 5 £400 -
Gateshead - 4 £490 -
Web Services
North East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Web Services also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Web Services.

1 58 (98.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (32.20%) JIRA
4 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
5 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
6 16 (27.12%) Selenium
6 16 (27.12%) DevOps
6 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
7 14 (23.73%) Scrum
7 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.73%) XML
7 14 (23.73%) RESTful
8 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.03%) Docker
8 13 (22.03%) GitLab
9 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
9 12 (20.34%) Ansible
9 12 (20.34%) REST
9 12 (20.34%) Terraform
9 12 (20.34%) Kanban
9 12 (20.34%) Spring
9 12 (20.34%) SOAP
10 11 (18.64%) TDD
10 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (18.64%) JSON
10 11 (18.64%) Microservices
10 11 (18.64%) Puppet
11 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell

Web Services
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.95%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) Documentum
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (38.98%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (16.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (8.47%) Force.com
4 5 (8.47%) SaaS
5 4 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (5.08%) PaaS
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.39%) Boomi
7 2 (3.39%) Heroku
7 2 (3.39%) IaaS
8 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Network Security
2 5 (8.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.69%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Jenkins
1 19 (32.20%) JIRA
2 18 (30.51%) Git (software)
3 16 (27.12%) Cucumber
3 16 (27.12%) Selenium
4 13 (22.03%) GitLab
5 5 (8.47%) JMeter
5 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
6 4 (6.78%) Maven
7 3 (5.08%) Gatling
8 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.39%) MSTest
8 2 (3.39%) Ranorex
8 2 (3.39%) Robot Framework
8 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.69%) Subversion
9 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (3.39%) Marketing
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.64%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) JIRA Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Tester
7 5 (8.47%) Salesforce Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.78%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (5.08%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Web Automation Tester
9 3 (5.08%) Web Tester
9 3 (5.08%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) RESTful
1 14 (23.73%) XML
2 12 (20.34%) REST
2 12 (20.34%) SOAP
2 12 (20.34%) Spring
3 11 (18.64%) JSON
4 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
4 9 (15.25%) HTML
5 8 (13.56%) .NET
6 7 (11.86%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.17%) jQuery
7 6 (10.17%) Middleware
8 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.47%) Node.js
8 5 (8.47%) Spring Boot
8 5 (8.47%) Visualforce
9 2 (3.39%) React
9 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.08%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Robotics
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
1 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (98.31%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) DevOps
3 14 (23.73%) Scrum
4 13 (22.03%) Test Automation
5 12 (20.34%) Kanban
6 11 (18.64%) Microservices
6 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.64%) TDD
7 10 (16.95%) User Stories
8 9 (15.25%) API Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Performance Testing
9 8 (13.56%) BDD
9 8 (13.56%) Communications Security
9 8 (13.56%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (13.56%) Security Management
9 8 (13.56%) SIEM
9 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
9 8 (13.56%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
3 10 (16.95%) Python
4 9 (15.25%) Groovy
4 9 (15.25%) Scala
5 8 (13.56%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) SQL
6 5 (8.47%) Apex Code
6 5 (8.47%) SOQL
6 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.78%) Java 8
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.69%) APMG
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Ansible
1 12 (20.34%) Kubernetes
1 12 (20.34%) Terraform
2 11 (18.64%) Puppet
3 9 (15.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Pega
5 2 (3.39%) Dell
5 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.69%) Foundry
6 1 (1.69%) Google